CAKE REVIEW: MIMI’S PATISSERIE!
I’m a cake lover, basically I love what comes with it……. joy, sugar and sharing. It’s always a delight when a desserts company contacts me for a review.
Mimi’s patisserie was established in December 2013 with a speciality in Cakes and Desserts. Their range includes
Cakes – Healthy choices: Banana bread, Sugar free cakes, carrot cake, coconut cake
Other choices- butterscotch cake, chocolate sponge,chocolate chips sponge, vanilla sponge, strawberry sponge, cinnamon sponge.
Celebration Cakes, Wedding Cakes, Bridal Shower Cakes, Product launch Cakes, cookies & Cinnamon rolls
The cake was sent to me on sunday morning just before church. The delivery man was very polite and didn’t have a problem locating my home. I was told the cake was better eaten fresh but I forgot and placed it in the freezer as I rushed out for church. After church I realised my mistake and quickly brought it out to defrost.
Later in the day I decided to delve in a bit. It was quite a tall 8″ cake. I cut out a slice and realised it had three layers. A bottom red one, a vanilla layer and a top chocolate layer. All covered in Frost, icing, raisins and grapes. The bottom red part was the most attractive so I went for it first and Oh my! It was goo-ey, and sweet. It had this jelly like consistency which I really enjoyed. My next favourite after the toppings (dried blueberries, raisins, cherries, grapes and chocolate sundae) was the top chocolate sponge, My brother almost finished the entire layer. I had to warn him to hands off as I wanted to take some to work the next day for my colleagues to have a taste. The chocolate layer was very rich and airy. It wasn’t like a pound cake. It was a perfect sponge cake.
I’m not really a fan of Vanilla cakes so the middle layer was my least favorite, it tasted just normal to me.
The next day I went to work with the cake and shared it to my colleagues, My manager Mr. Francis (who took my previous blog photos) was especially very impressed with the chocolate part and butter cream Icing. He kept asking for more. My other colleague Amaka shared the same sentiment with me about the red sponge-gooey part, we both cleared the base, so Yum!
I liked the cake I was sent, the packaging and label was nice, also they have a website where you could place an order/enquiries which is great. After asking 3 other people who tasted the cake with me, Overall I would rate it 8/10. Here is why I didn’t give it a perfect score.
- I felt the vanilla part was quite basic in comparison to the other layers.
- There was a lot going on with the frosting and icing, It had a rough look and was rather messy to share.
- The butter cream was a little bit too sweet for me with a sweet tooth.
And that’s all! The price for the 3 in 1 Gateau I had was N8,000, Which I think is fair for a cake with all that. Do let me know what you think below in the comment box.
Check out Mimi’s patisserie HERE
Website : http://www.mimiscakesnpatisserie.com
Phone number : 08181017266
IG handle – @mimiscakesnpatisserie
Got Questions, requests or suggestions? Kindly leave a comment below, I’d love to hear from you…
NOTE: When it comes to reviews, I like to be very honest. Any company that contacts me for a review is also aware of that. However, if a product or service offered/sent to me is sub-optimal in my opinion I won’t review it on the blog. The reason is I don’t think there is a point in tarnishing the image of a business. Instead I mail back the company and let them know my displeasure and areas in which they may need to improve.
I like the dessert packaging. Really inspired. I can’t say more because I can’t see any pictures. But 8 of 10 is a really great rating. How did you get into this?
8/10 it’s a pass mark..